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    1979 Gary Carter Game Worn Montreal Expos Jersey. Blessed with an infectious smile which could carry a baseball team, Gary Carter was a leader wherever he went. Carter first made his impression on the baseball world when he surfaced with the Montreal Expos in 1974. From there he built a Hall of Fame career as a catcher. The Kid donned this "Wilson size 44" jersey in 1979 in front of the home crowd. The Expos began using names on the backs of their jerseys in 1978 and introduced shoulder striping two years later. The team insignia is created in three-color formation while the other features are single-color. Light, but acceptable, use is showcased with slight rippling on the Expos' emblem. Red/white/blue braiding surrounds the sleeve ends. A Rawlings size tag appears in the collar. The inside reveals a "Set 2 1979" flag indicator. "Carter 8" is sewn to the reverse in single-color royal blue. LOA from Heritage Auctions.

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    August, 2016
    27th-28th Saturday-Sunday
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